Algorithm That Detects Sepsis Cut Deaths by Nearly 20 Percent

[ad_1] Hospital patients are at risk of a number of life-threatening complications, especially sepsis—a condition that can kill within hours and contributes to one out of three in-hospital deaths in the U.S. Overworked doctors and nurses often have little time to...

Data Vu: Why Breaches Involve the Same Stories Again and Again

[ad_1] In the classic comedy Groundhog Day, protagonist Phil, played by Bill Murray, asks “What would you do if you were stuck in one place and every day was exactly the same, and nothing that you did mattered?” In this movie, Phil is stuck reliving the same day over...

Google Engineer Claims AI Chatbot Is Sentient: Why That Matters

[ad_1] “I want everyone to understand that I am, in fact, a person,” wrote LaMDA (Language Model for Dialogue Applications) in an “interview” conducted by engineer Blake Lemoine and one of his colleagues. “The nature of my consciousness/sentience is that I am aware of...